Leeds garden centres: What to expect at Langlands Whinmoor, High Trees, Tong Garden Centre, Stepen Smiths and more

Summer has finally arrived in Leeds after a May washout.

By James Clinton-Hunt
Tuesday, 1st June 2021, 4:38 pm
Updated Tuesday, 1st June 2021, 4:40 pm
Tong Garden Centre.
Tong Garden Centre.

And if you're lucky enough to have a garden, this kind of weather is the stuff you'll have been dreaming of.

Gardens have become even more important to people during Covid, so it's no wonder garden centres are booming.

They were some of the first businesses to reopen post-lockdown.

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High Trees Garden Centre (photo: Google).

Check out the list below for details on where to pick up your garden supplies.

Langlands Whinmoor Garden Centre

York Road, Whinmoor, Leeds LS15 4NF

Located not far form Leeds city centre, the award winning Langlands Whinmoor Garden Centre offers customers a large amount of choice in every department.

Stocked with all the supplies anyone with green fingers would want, this centre also has a coffee shop on site where food and drink can be purchased by customers during their visit.

Parking should not be an issue for customers either as the centre’s car park has 100 spaces, all of which are free.

Opening times: Monday-Saturday: 9AM – 5 PM

Sundays: 10AM – 4PM

High Trees Garden Centre

9 Otley Old Road, Horsforth, Leeds, LS18 5HZ

One of the area’s most popular garden centres, High Trees Garden Centre reopened a fortnight ago and offers a large range of gardening produce from houseplants and trees to pest control and garden furniture.

There is also a bistro on site which offers high quality food and drink to customers during their visit.

Opening times: Monday-Saturday: 9AM – 5PM

Sunday: 10AM – 4PM

Crag House Farm, The Garden Nursery

Crag House Farm, Otley Old Rd, Leeds LS16 7NH

Located in the North of Leeds, The Garden Nursery is a part of Crag House Farm.

Customers will be greeted by the sight of a beautiful glasshouse dubbed 'The Garden Nursery’.

Inside customers will find a wide range of plants including houseplants, seasonal bedding plants, conifers and trees.

On site there is also a farm shop and restaurant which means that if customers wish, they could spend the whole day on the farm.

Opening times: Monday-Saturday: 9AM – 4PM

Tong Garden Centre

Tong Lane, Bradford, BD4 0RY

In between Leeds and Bradford, the sizable Tong Garden Centre offers customers everything they could possibly need to get their garden in shape this summer.

The site is 17 acres and has two restaurants on site for customers to visit.

The amount of choice available makes the 20 minute drive from Leeds more than worthwhile.

Opening times: Monday-Saturday: 9AM – 5:30PM

Sundays: 9:30AM – 4:00PM

Palmers Plant Nursery

Calverley Lane, Calverley, Pudsey LS28 5QQ

Palmers Plant Nursery is between Leeds and Pudsey and offers customers a traditional garden centre experience.

A large range of plants, supplies and accessories are available, plus you can buy online.

Customers frequently stated that they believe the plants here are great value for money.

Opening times: Monday-Saturday: 9AM – 5PM

Sunday: 10AM – 4PM

Stephen Smiths

Pool Rd, Otley LS21 1DY

This Otley garden centre has a great history - Stephen H Smith founded the present business way back in 1966.

There's also an outlet in Bingley.

Opening times: Monday-Saturday: 9AM – 5.30PM

Sunday: 10AM – 4PM

The Plant Point

Call Lane, Leeds LS1 7BR

Found within the Leeds Corn Exchange, The Plant Point offers customers a varied selection of rare potted indoor plants and accessories - perfect for those looking to add some greenery to the inside of their home rather than the garden.

More of a shop than a centre, customers can order plants online as well as in-store.

Opening times: Monday-Wednesday: 11AM – 5PM

Thursday-Saturday: 11AM – 6PM

Sundays: 11AM – 4:30PM